Cherry Winks

1
Sylvia Mease

By
@BeamersMom

Made lots of these to send to the military during Desert Shield. They are a favourite with my family

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
Yield: 7 dozen cookies
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

1 c
sugar
3/4 c
shortening
2
eggs
2 Tbsp
milk
1 tsp
vanilla
1 c
chopped nuts
1 c
chopped dates
2 1/4 c
flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
soda
crushed cornflakes and maraschino cherries

How to Make Cherry Winks

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs, milk, vanilla, nuts and dates.
  • 2Sift and add dry ingredients.
  • 3Form balls the size of a walnut. Roll in crushed cornflakes. Flatten slightly and top with half a maraschino cherry.
  • 4Bake at 375^ for 10-12 minutes

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About Cherry Winks

Course/Dish: Cookies
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